Biography

Old-time, good-time acoustic music.

Phil’s love of vintage blues, hokum, old-time, and jug band music shines through as he blows the dust off obscure old songs and gives new life to forgotten classics.

“some of the best music I’ve heard in a long time” 
Dan Phelps, Delta blues artist

“If you don’t know him already, you should! Playing, singing and stage presence are all top shelf.” Matthew Fox, American roots musician and songwriter

Phil has travelled all over the UK and to Europe and the US, performing and leading workshops at festivals, theatres, and clubs. He has appeared on over 20 albums (and a number 2 hit single), performed on BBC radio and TV, taught over 1500 ukulele players, and shared stages with some of the world’s finest players.

He is a regular contributor Uke magazine, and is the author of the book “How Music Works On The Ukulele”

Phil is proud to endorse Aquila strings and Logjam stompers.

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